Can babies get chicken pox if in contact with infected person with shingles?

Answer Answer Yes. Shingles are contagious, and if anyone comes in contact with an open lesion or blister, no matter what age they are, if they never had it before they will get infected by it. And yes, ... Read More »

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Need advise on washing hair when infected with shingles?

It is alright to bathe and wash hair with a pure, chemical free shampoo. However, do not rub down but rather dab dry with a towel after the bath so not to break the lesions an invite infection.

Am I infected with chicken pox?

You might caught it as well since you did have interactions but there is also a possibility that you can't have it for the reason that when the time of the interaction Chicken Pox didn't burst out ... Read More »

Can an adult with shingles cause an infant to get chicken pox?

james-- an adult with shingles can infect any person who has yet had chicken pox be it another adult or an infant but if one has had chicken pox already shingles can infect them ...

If a baby comes in contact with shingles how long before the symptoms show up?